Carlo Andrea Rozzi

Short Bio

Professional experiences

* 2009-present: Researcher, CNR - Istituto Nanoscienze, Modena

* 2005-2009: Tenure-track Researcher, INFM National Research Center S3, Modena

* 2004-2005: Postdoc within the European Network of excellence "Nanoquanta" Fellowship (Nanoscale Quantum Simulations for Nanostructures and Advanced Materials), at Institut für Theoretische Physik, Freie Universität Berlin; supervisor Prof. E.K.U. Gross

* 2002-2004: Postdoc within the European Research and Training Network "Exciting" Fellowship, at Institut für Theoretische Physik, Freie Universität Berlin; supervisor Prof. E.K.U. Gross

* 2001-2003: Postdoc at Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia; supervisor Prof. F. Manghi.

 

Education

* 2001: PhD in Physics at the Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Thesis: "Theory of core-level photoemission in transition metal oxides", supervisor: Prof. F. Manghi

Research Interests

  • Theory and simulation of electronic and nuclear ultrafast dynamics in nano-structured materials
  • Theoretical development and numerical implementation of Time-dependent Density Functional theory
  • Science communication and musical acoustics

Selected Recent Projects

HARVEST Learning from natural pigment-protein complexes how to design articial light-harvesting systems

Selected Publications

Ultrafast physics

  • C. A. Rozzi, S. M. Falke, N. Spallanzani, A. Rubio, E. Molinari, D. Brida, M. Maiuri, G. Cerullo, H. Schramm, J. Christoffers, and C. Lienau, "Quantum coherence controls the charge separation in a prototypical artificial light harvesting system", Nat. Comm. 4, 1602 (2013); DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2603;